Mr. Paul H. Pennington, President of Pennington Elite Investigations, LLC, and Co-owner of Elite Bail Bonds & Recovery LLC, attended Allegany College of Maryland majoring in Criminal Justice. Mr. Pennington then began his career in law enforcement with the State of Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice and then transferred to Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services where he rose through the ranks to Lieutenant, retiring from service after 22 years. Mr. Pennington also was a Police Officer at Ridgeley Police Department Ridgeley, WV. Prior to leaving Ridgeley Police Department, Mr. Pennington attained the rank of Sergeant.
In February, 2014 Mr. Pennington created Pennington Elite Investigations, LLC and became licensed by the state of Virginia as a private security services business. Mr. Pennington has attended several other DCJS trainings and is a certified compliance agent, a registered armed security officer and is a licensed surety bail bondsman. In July 2015 Mr. Pennington, along with his wife Teresa, and business partner Phillip J. Lewis, opened Elite Bail Bonds & Recovery, LLC. Mr. Pennington currently resides with his family in Clarke County, Virginia.